Notepad2 - fast Notepad replacement, with syntax highlighting and regex searches milov wrote on 2004/08/30: If I can get used to it, this might replace Metapad ( http://www.liquidninja.com/metapad/ ) as my new default editor. P01 wrote on 2004/08/30: My default editor is UltraEdit. I use it since the version 5.20, and so far I've never seen an editor with all its features and that can handle huuuge files, hex editing, column mode/options, ... Suraj wrote on 2004/09/24: I just tried Notepad2, and I have to say it's just a lite version of Notepad++ (please see : http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/). You should try Notepad++ you guys - you'll adore its syntax folding. Free Replacement for Notepad wrote on 2005/12/25: The best one I have found is BDV Notepad 5.0. It has a lot of unique features for regular user. Fin out more here: htp://www.badevlad.com Tim wrote on 2006/02/05: Notepad++ is the best text editor ever !